Air BP lands at Cape Town
According to a company statement, the operation will be managed through the Cape Town Airport Fuelling Services joint venture with a team of 45 employees. Both management and into-plane operations fall under the agreement, which will remain under Air BP’s management for a period of three years. This new addition complements the company’s existing operations at South Africa’s OR Tambo International in Johannesburg, which it has been managing for the past five years.
“Air BP is committed to working closely with airport authorities, bringing our industry leading expertise and capabilities in fuel operations management to help them manage risk and run the most efficient and effective operations possible,” commented Air BP Southern Africa GM Anthony Leon.
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“Air BP is an experienced team and we have no doubt that they will ensure the continued success of our airport,” added CPT Assistan General Manager Operations Mark Maclean.
Through this agreement, Air BP is now operating at nine locations in South Africa, namely George (GRJ); Port Alfred (AFD); Bhisho-Bulembu (BIY); East London (ELS); King Shaka International Durban (DUR); Richards Bay (RCB); Rand (QRA); OR Tambo International Johannesburg (JNB) and Cape Town International (CPT).